Store Clerk Shoots Would-Be Robber
Shoots Would-Be Robber
Teenager Also Tried To Carjack Woman
Originally Reported at http://www.wcco.com
MINNEAPOLIS, Updated 7:28 a.m., June 1,
2000 -- A clerk shot a 17-year-old boy who tried to rob a Minneapolis
jewelry store Wednesday.
The teen entered American Quality Jewelers,
2401 Central Ave, N.E., at about 6 p.m., pointed a semi-automatic gun at the
clerk and handed him a note, WCCO-TV reports.
After a second clerk set off a silent alarm,
the employees tried to leave, but were stopped by the gunman. The teen then
fired into a display case, but it did not shatter.
As the robber tried to flee the business, an
employee shot him in the stomach.
However, the teen was not done shooting.
As he fled, the teen tried to carjack the
vehicle a woman was driving. When she refused to stop, the youth fired a shot at
her, just missing her head. "The bullet came so close to her head that she
went to the doctor with ear pain," WCCO-TV reports.
The teen was arrested a short time later.
He was listed in satisfactory condition at the
Hennepin County Medical Center Thursday.
The clerk was not arrested.
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